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Shawarma Express and Food Carts on Alder and 9th

Shawarma Express and Food Carts on Alder and 9th

I’m still a bit new to the Portland scene so food carts still get me really excited. They probably always will because it’s just something I’ve never really seen in many other spots… and I’ve been blessed to travel and live in a LOT of […]

Abu Hassans Iraqi food cart

Abu Hassans Iraqi food cart

On a rainy Friday afternoon I had the privilege of visiting with Abu Hassan, along with our mutual friend Omed. Both are Iraqi nationals and both find a great deal of identity in their national love of great food. Omed is a PhD student in […]

Taqueria Mi Mole Mexican Restaurant

Taqueria Mi Mole Mexican Restaurant

One of Rockwood’s best kept secrets is a GREAT Mexican restaurant on East Burnside and SE 185th Ave (location of former Uzbeki restaurant), just west of the Plaza Del Sol. Although open since last May, we are hoping to spread the word a bit more […]

Juba East African Restaurant

Juba East African Restaurant

A few months ago I noticed a new African restaurant within walking distance of my house around 122nd and Market (just south of Market on the east side of the road). Imagine my surprise and delight! After all, we dig African food and so I […]